Giant Chinese dotcom company Tencent has bought a 4.6% stake in shingle Huayi Brothers for 450 million yuan ($69.3 million), the first step by the Shenzhen-based Tencent to expand beyond its…
ARP Selection, one of Gaul's leading distribution and co-production shingles, has acquired a raft of English-language indie pics, including Barry Levinson's "The Bay" and J.C. Chandor's Kevin Spacey…
The first annual Napa Valley Film Festival is now accepting narrative feature, docu and short entries. Launched by the producers of "Bottle Shock," Brenda and Marc Lhormer, the fest will take place…
Luis Estrada's black comedy "El infierno" (Hell) burned down the house at Saturday's Ariels awards, Mexico's top film honors, winning nine of the 14 categories in which it was nominated, including…
Berlin-based sales company Films Boutique has taken on world sales outside Tunisia on documentary "No More Fear," examining the recent Tunisian revolution, which will unspool as a special screening…
In advance of what looks set to be a strong year for indies at the Cannes Film Festival market, Stuart Ford's IM Global announced a slate of nine pics it will shop to buyers.
WWE Studios will revisit the horror genre with "No One Lives," a co-production with Pathe U.K. that will star Luke Evans ("The Three Musketeers," "Immortals"), with Ryuhei Kitamura ("Midnight Meat…
TODAY: L.A.'s Midnight Mission fetes Sony Pictures Entertainment, Tom Petty and others at its annual Golden Heart awards. Beverly Hilton. Midnightmission.org
Jessalyn Gilsig ("Glee") will produce and star in indie drama "Somewhere Slow" as the first film to be produced through her Lady in the Tree Prods. banner.
Newly minted WR Films Entertainment Group is aiming to reimagine the Western with time-shifting gunslinger Morgan Kane.
Emerald Isle flashes green despite deep cuts in government spending.